Renal Symposium 2022
Thursday, April 21
Virtual

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is hosting “RENAL SYMPOSIUM” focused on acute kidney injury, renal cystic disease and therapeutics development. An outstanding line up of leading experts will highlight most recent insight into mechanisms of renal injury and repair, causes of renal cystic disorders, and translation of innovative discoveries in these fields into development of novel therapeutic interventions. We invite you to join us for an exciting and interactive meeting.

This full-day symposium will be held on Thursday, April 21, 2022 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. This event will be also sponsored by the UAB-UCSD O'Brien Core Center for Acute Kidney Injury, the UAB Nephrology Research and Training Center, and by grants from selected industry sponsors. There is no charge for attending the event.


Agenda 2022

Time

Speaker

Seminar Title

9:15 - 9:30 AM

Welcome

Anupam Agarwal, M.D.
Director, Division of Nephrology
Executive Vice Dean, UAB School of Medicine

Brad Yoder, Ph.D.
Professor/Chairman
Department of Cell, Deveopmental and Integrative Biology
UAB U54 Childhood Cystic Kidney Disease Core Center

Introduction

 Session I:

 Advances in Cystic Kidney Disease

 

 9:30 - 10:00 AM

Dominic Norris, Ph.D.

MRC Clinical Research Centre Harwell Oxford
United Kingdom

The Polycystin-2 coiled-coil Functions in Polycystin-1 Maturation, Ciliary Localisation and Cyst Formation

10:00 - 10:30 AM

Prof. Dr. Dorien J.M. Peters

Department of Human Genetics
Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Netherlands

Polycystic Kidney Disease - Molecular Mechanism and Therapy

10:30 - 10:45 AM

Break

 

 10:45 - 11:15 AM

Prof. Dr. Michael Köttgen

Department of Medicine IV, Medical Center
University of Freiburg, Germany

Mechanical Regulation of Cell Shape by Polycystic Kidney Disease Gene Products

 Session II:

 Advances in Acute Kidney Injury

 

 11:15 - 11:45 AM

Brian Reeves, M.D.

Professor, Medicine/Nephrology
Chairman, Department of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center

Divalent Cations in the Pathophysiology of AKI

11:45 - 12:00 PM

Break

 

12:00 - 1:00 PM

The 6th James A. Schafer Lectureship
Introduction - Anupam Agarwal, M.D.

Brad Yoder, Ph.D.

Professor/Chairman
Department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Cilia, Injury, and Promotion of Cystic Kidney Diseases

 1:00 - 1:30 PM

Break

 

 1:30 - 2:00 PM

Erin Frazee Barreto, Pharm.D., R.PH.

Associate Professor
Medicine/Pharmacy
Mayo Clinic

 

Cystatin C to Improve Drug Dosing in the Hospital

 2:00 - 2:30 PM

David Sheikh-Hamad, M.D.

Professor
Medicine-Nephrology
Baylor College of Medicine

 

Chronic Interstitial Nephritis in Agricultural Communities (CINAC): Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets

 2:30 - 2:45 PM

Closing

 

Deadlines

Online registration deadline: Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Register: 
Registration is required to receive the zoom link please use this link for registration.
Online Registration

   

Program Highlights

Theme Sessions:
I. Advances in Cystic Kidney Disease
9:30  11:15 AM

James A. Schafer Lectureship

12:00  – 1:00 PM

II. Advances in Acute Kidney Injury
11:15 AM – 2:30 PM

    Contact Information
Rene Eubank
eubank@uab.edu